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Table 3 Evaluations of treatment outcome

From: Injury to infrapatellar branch of saphenous nerve in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using vertical skin incision for hamstring harvesting: risk factors and the influence of treatment outcome

  Sensory disturbance group Non-sensory disturbance group p value
Lysholm score Preoperative 44.3 ± 29.6 54.2 ± 23.4 0.17
Postoperative 94.1 ± 6.5 91.6 ± 12.1 0.46
p value
Pre vs. post
5.2 × 10−7* 2.6 × 10−13*  
VAS (mm) Preoperative 32.5 ± 29.1 43.7 ± 27.7 0.26
Postoperative 9.8 ± 14.1 13.6 ± 19.6 0.57
p value
Pre vs. post
0.036* 2.0 × 10−6*  
Rate of AKP 2 patients (7.7%) 2 patients (2.1%) 0.20
ROM limitation 2 patients (7.7%) 5 patients (5.3%) 0.64
  1. Rate of AKP: For the evaluation of acute knee pain, Spicer’s knee diagram was used. The patient self-reported the site of pain on the diagram or the doctor marked on the diagram based on the patient’s information [15]
  2. AKP anterior knee pain
  3. *p < 0.05